Economics Distinguished Alum is Dana Rotz of Wizards of the Coast

The Department of Economics is delighted to announce our 2024 Distinguished Alum, who will give the charge to graduates at the graduation ceremony on May 16. Her bio is as follows:   Dana Rotz completed the Economics BA/MA program at Boston University in 2007. She liked the department so much that she decided to stay, […]

BU PhD Alum & UML Econ Dept receive 2023 AEA Diversity & Inclusion Award

BU PhD Alum and UML Economics Department Chair Monica Galizzi and the University of Massachusetts Lowell were awarded the 2023 AEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion. The award is shared with the University of California at Berkeley and recognizes outstanding achievement in diversity and inclusion practices. The steps taken by each of […]

Prerna Mukharya, BU Econ MA grad, to be named 2023 CAS Distinguished Alum

Prerna Mukharya, who obtained a Masters in Economics in 2009, will be named a CAS Distinguished Alum at Alumni Weekend on September 23. Prerna Mukharya is the founder of Outline India which is a data firm that focuses on measuring, tracking, and quantifying impact at the ground level. Her work involves analyzing data collected by field workers […]